Author Archives: Greg McDonald

More tools for making WordWhile challenges

I wanted to find not synonyms or antonyms for “infinite” (as in when Hamlet says, “how infinite in faculty”) but rather words that might be used in a similar context, so I Googled “identify words semantically related”.  Semantic Link (http://www.semantic-link.com) does the trick. The creator of Semantic Link offers an interface to the results of read more

Jesse Schell on the future of VR in Education

Dust or Magic does a great service to the children’s technology development community in putting many of the talks from their events up on YouTube. Recently, I watched a talk by Jesse Schell (schellgames.com and the bool “The Art of Game Design”) on the future of VR and VR in Education. Here are my notes read more

Tinybop: children’s apps to love and admire

Since Planet Lettra 2.0 launched on Tuesday, I’ve been asking friends and family to share the news about it because parents and educators need and want help to find unique, creative educational apps.  I’d like to do the same in this post by writing about one of the companies whose children’s apps I admire and read more